Definition of Pelycosauria

1. Noun. Edaphosaurus; dimetrodon.

Exact synonyms: Order Pelycosauria
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Subclass Synapsida, Synapsida
Member holonyms: Pelycosaur, Edaphosauridae, Family Edaphosauridae, Genus Dimetrodon

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Literary usage of Pelycosauria

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"This is also by far the most thorough résumé of the literature relating to the order termed by Cope the pelycosauria. The memoir concludes by an original ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"It is probably substantially correct. The position of the lower canines is determined by deep,. Fig. 1. Axis and atlas complex of the pelycosauria ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1901)
"By SAMUEL N. RHOADS. Vol. XX, New Series. Part /, 4(0, pp. 62, with j plates. Just Published. I.—The History of the pelycosauria, with a Description of the ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"His reasons for the grouping he makes are chiefly to be found in the temporal region of the skull; and the writer 1 Case, EC Revision of the pelycosauria of ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1885)
"The table on page 479 shows that the Mammalia agree with the Batrachia in two and part of another character ; with the pelycosauria in six characters, ..."

6. Contributions by Chicago (Ill.). University. Walker Museum of Paleontology (1905)
"The extreme purist may insist that a name "once a synonym is always a synonym," and there can be no question that, as Cope proposed the term pelycosauria, ..."

7. Geologisches Zentralblatt (1904)
"The greatest interest in the pelycosauria centers about the development of the ... Case reaches the conclusion that all known American pelycosauria, ..."

8. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1904)
"is constructed in- the pelycosauria almost exactly like that of the Prototheria. ... The pelycosauria could not, however, have given origin to the ..."

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